29-Jan-2015 - Google and Biogen Idec are teaming up to crack multiple sclerosis, the latest crossover between pharma and the wearables world.
29-Jan-2015 - Novartis has divested, restructured, or mothballed 24 manufacturing plants since 2010 but says its new NBS cost-saving business will not focus on streamlining and consolidating sites.
29-Jan-2015 - Provectus Biopharmacetuicals is seeking an Indian patent and partner for PV-10 and says it is 'more than a match' for skin cancer competitors like Merck & Co and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
28-Jan-2015 - Johnson Matthey saw demand for ADHD APIs increase in the third quarter, while sales of its pain management ingredients and bulk opiates declined.
27-Jan-2015 - China has told Provectus Biopharmaceuticals it will grant a patent for the method used to make the API in its skin cancer drug candidate, PV-10.
27-Jan-2015 - Pfizer says it is considering breaking up the company in 2015, or alternatively continuing its pursuit of a major acquisition.
27-Jan-2015 - BioPharma-Reporter.com's interactive guide to the world's most promising Ebola vaccines.
27-Jan-2015 - A human hair found in a vial of Sodium Chloride Injection has led to the fortieth recall in three years for Hospira.
27-Jan-2015 - A coating and packaging expansion at a facility in Germany will feed the demand for end-to-end softgel services, Catalent Pharma Solutions says.
26-Jan-2015 - A morning sickness drug made by Duchesnay USA will now display Halal and Kosher symbols – a move the company said is the first case of Kosher certification for an oral prescription drug in the US.
26-Jan-2015 - Pharma firms that break the law could be fined one percent of their blockbuster drug revenues if proposed US legislation is introduced.
26-Jan-2015 - A second man has received a prison sentence after counterfeit vials of a Roche cancer drug containing no API were seized in 2012.
26-Jan-2015 - Syriza's election victory may prompt drugmakers already burdened with unpaid Greek bills to rethink their presence in the country according to one analyst.
23-Jan-2015 - BASF will spend €56m ($62m) to increase production capacity for the excipient PVP by expanding existing plants and introducing manufacturing capabilities at its facility in Shanghai, China.
22-Jan-2015 - Draft guidance distinguishing wearable medical devices from ‘general wellness’ devices could slow pharma’s adoption of such data in the short-term, according to an analyst.
22-Jan-2015 - Drug industry execs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland were told they are no longer best placed to develop antibiotics by a panel who said Governments should lead efforts to create these vital new drugs.
22-Jan-2015 - President Obama in his State of the Union address has called for the power to personally make stronger trade agreements – bringing divisive EU deal TTIP closer to adoption and angering campaigners for drugs access.
22-Jan-2015 - Big Pharma firms like AbbVie are partnering with delivery device makers to guard against biosimilar competition according to Unilife CEO, Alan Shortall.
22-Jan-2015 - Biopharma outsourcing growth has helped to boost the bottom line of Lonza, the world’s largest manufacturer of drug ingredients, though a topsy-turvy Swiss franc has caused the company to hold off on making any projections for 2015.